Nowadays, Swimwear designers have put a newfound significance on suits for pregnant ladies, and these new designs, styles, and prints mean you may be as daring or conservative as you’d like with your bump on the beach. You won’t go far incorrect with a one piece suit with boy cut legs and space for enlargement in the belly area.
Expecting hips will get broader, so a suit with good coverage of your back legs is a must to stop ride ups. The classic bikini is always popular, giving you the liberty to have your bump out and about on the beach. Then there’s the pregkini, a suit with an apron or wrap which clips on beneath the bikini top, covering your belly and giving you an alternative to the normal bikini shape. They are a good solution to what to wear as your bump expands and grows.
The babykini is a two piece suit with drawstring short bottoms. Dark block colors are definitely striking and slimming, but you can buy a massive range of colors and prints. Soft cup swimming suit tops give your bust an excellent condition, whilst a shelf-style bra will give you good support. A keyhole back will keep straps in place and help support your chest. Small details can make all the difference to your suit.
Add this to the indisputable fact that being submerged in water helps to support your bump, relieving back stiffness and making you feel weightless, and you are onto a winner – amazing. However, the one problem that puts a lot of girls off swimming ( or indeed taking a visit to the beach ) is the proven fact that you need to strip down to minimal clothing to do it.
If you felt self-conscious about your ‘beach body’ before you fell pregnant, looking like you are carrying a ball down the front of your washing suit isn’t sure to make you feel any better about baring ( nearly ) all. There’s a huge choice of maternity swimwear available so if your style is sporty or St Tropez glam your sure to get a swimming suit that compliments your blossoming figure.
Look for styles with built in bust support and ruching at the sides and across the stomach that permits space to grow ( and looks incredibly trendy in the meantime. Halter neck or ‘plunging’ styles will help to minimize blooming busts and draw attention upwards towards your face and cleavage. While if you’re extraordinarily body conscious, maternity swimming costumes with a built in a skirt or empire dress feature ( i.e. For added flexibleness, you might go for a maternity/nursing swimming costume with detachable straps engineered to facilitate breastfeeding once baby arrives.
Maternity tankini’s – The final ‘best of both worlds’ swimwear, tankini’s enable you the flexibleness to cover up when you want to ( i.e. When taking a dip in your local pool ) and reveal your stomach when and if you’d like to. Tankini’s have the added flexibleness of still being comfy when your bump is very big as they can ride up a little across the stomach, and you can wear the top half on its own, adding to your maternity wardrobe.
Empire style tankini’s are truly trendy and are a life saver if you do not like to show off the form of your body, or merely favor something that permits a touch more air to circulate around your bump.